Caleb Shudak Scouting Report: 2022 NFL Draft Prospect Report


5’6″ 179 lbs.

40 time: 4.75 (estimate)

Caleb Shudak Draft Report

Caleb Shudak delivered big for the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2021. He hit 24-28 field goal attempts, including 4-6 from 50+ yards, while being perfect on extra points. This was enough to get him an invite to the East-West Shrine Game, where the scouting world waited with bated breath to see how he would measure up with all of the premiere athletes. Let’s just say that NFL Scouting Departments rejoiced when everything became official. Coming in at 5’6″ (and a half) and weighing 179 pounds, Shudak won the Underwear Olympics and will be rising up draft boards.

In all seriousness, we sometimes forget how big football players are. I’m 5’9″ and weigh 155 pounds. I’ve got a few inches on him, but he’s still got me by 25 pounds. Caleb Shudak would kick my ass, which would hurt like hell, because he is super good at kicking things. Caleb, if we have to fight ever, please punch me instead; I’ll take my chances there.



Let’s get to why they pay me the big bucks at DraftDive. It’s time to break down the tape to marvel at Shudak’s talent. Look at this boomer from 51 yards.

Hot damn, that’s a nice kick. How about a 48 yarder?

That’s freakin’ beautiful. Are you thinking that maybe Caleb Shudak has TOO MUCH leg power? The concern is understandable, but here’s a chip shot 36-yarder to alleviate those concerns.

Chef’s kiss. For those of you scoring at home, yes, that is a man hitting from the right hashmark, the center, and left of center. He can do it all. I remember Michael Vick’s prime where people said he made it look like he was playing in a video game, but Shudak has brought that to a whole new level.

Caleb Shudak Draft Stock

This video is UNREAL. He has changed what football looks like. And at the end, where he puts up that single finger, did he already know something that we didn’t? Although Caleb Shudak beat me to it, may I be the second to report that with the first pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars select Caleb Shudak, Kicker, Iowa.


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